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Costumes civils actuels de tous les peuples connus,


Published 1788
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Authorship attributed to Jacques Grasset de Saint-Sauveur by BN and Cioranescu

Originally published in Paris, 1784, and here reissued with new title pages dated 1788

Each volume also contains an illustrated, colored, engraved title page dated 1787; each engraved title refers to a specific continent

Complete collation of this work is given by Bibliographie générale du costume et de la mode / by René Colas, Paris, 1933

Running head appears on most verso pages: Moeurs et coutumes

Probably issued in parts or fascicles; each part with separate paging or unpaged, accompanied by one to four colored plates; each part also has its own register

Distributed throughout the four volumes are descriptions and hand-colored illustrations of costumes of the peoples of America, from Greenland to Patagonia

Includes some selections of Indian language vocabularies: v. 1, "Moeurs et coutumes des Indiens, habitant les déserts du Chili" gives a small glossary of words in an undetermined language on p. 6; v. 1, "Notice historique sur les habitans de la Baye Chacktoole, a l'entrée de Norton" gives a small glossary of words in an Eskimo language on p. 3-4; v. 3, "Notice sur les Mexicains" gives a small glossary of words in the Nahuatl language on p. 12; v. 3, "Moeurs et coutumes des habitans de Nootka" gives a small glossary of words in the Nootka language on p. 13-14; v. 3, "Moeurs et coutumes des Oonalashkains" gives a small glossary of words in an Eskimo language on p. 8; v. 3, "Moeurs et coutumes des Indiens de Quito, province du Perou" gives a small glossary of words in the Quechua language on p. 13-14

Includes indexes at end of vol. 4

Quérard

Cioranescu, A. 18. s.

Colas, R. Costume et de la mode

Colas, R. Costume et de la mode

Colas, R. Costume et de la mode

John Carter Brown Library copy has the individual sections and the hand-colored illustrations spread throughout the four volumes in a purely alphabetical sequence

John Carter Brown Library copy vol. 1 also contains two additional printed title pages dated 1784; the imprint of the second matches that given by Colas, Bibliographie générale, 1290; the imprint of the first 1784 title page is different

John Carter Brown Library copy quarter bound in contemporary calf with marbled boards


Volume 2
Publisher A Paris : chez Pavard, editeur, eue St. Jacques, no 240. Et se trouve chez Knapen et fils, imprimeurs-libraires, au bas du Pont St. Michel. Bailly, libraire, rue St. Honoré, Barriere des Sergens. Gastey, libraire, au Palais-Royal, et chez tous les libraires de l'Europe
Pages 502
Language French; Multiple
Call number b5709859
Digitizing sponsor John Carter Brown Library
Book contributor John Carter Brown Library
Collection jcbindigenous; JohnCarterBrownLibrary; americana

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